A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 299,130
Currently Running With Scissors:
642 Guests and 24 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: IMG HVY: The Divine Secrets of the Travelling Sisterpants  (Read 2239 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
kawoosh_girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 113
Joined: 02-Jan-2005

yes, i am a geek


View Profile
« on: November 08, 2005 04:02:00 PM »

My sister (a huge Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants fan) had her birthday back in August. And so, for her present, I got a pair of jeans from the thrift store and went to work. (For a 'before' image, just visualize a pair of regular straight-leg Tommy Hilfigers).

I crafted in the "required" things from the book and then put in some special things specific to us (see the below photos). However, after the first official wearing, the patch (a COOL patch now bonded to the pants with iron-on fusing tape) and some of the stars (metal studs that you punch the fabric and then fold the "arms" over to hold it on) were falling off. Some minor repairs (it wasn't too serious) were in order! And now, voila!

The FRONT



The BACK



CLOSE-UPS

For Carmen...: (acrylic paint, ironed to make it permanent)



For Tibby...: (with the metal star studs)



For Lena...: (permanent marker with a stenciled silver paint sailboat



For Bridget...: (ironed-in acrylic paint with permanent marker titles)



For Emma and Me...: (Megan A. Welsh and Emma O. Welsh, Best Friends Forever) and (YK: summer 2005, because we spent the summer at home for the first time in years and were hanging out together most of the time)





And finally, the flower on the back (for those who've seen the movies... Smiley)



« Last Edit: November 08, 2005 04:08:30 PM by kawoosh_girl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

...Of a girl I met forty years too late and of her life in a small town which I shall never see again, that holds so much of my affection.

-- A Town Like Alice
BeaG
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3394
Joined: 31-Jul-2005

Hi from Belgium!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2005 12:04:26 AM »

What a nice gift for your sister!
Gr,
BeaG
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Paper Plate Mask
How to Make a Plague Doctor Mask
How to Make Paper Masks
How to Start Your Own Scrapbook
Off Book: Etsy Art and Culture
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Mini Book Jewelry
Handmade Gift Ideas: Bunny Travel Pillow
Tute Tuesday: Cross Stitched Sewing Box

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.